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Homemade Wasp Traps - 1) Sugar water (but also kills honey bees) 2) Vinegar, sugar, salt mixture (less attracting to honey bees)

Alternative Gardning: Homemade Wasp Traps

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creamy baby oil = no bites. And you won't smell like bug repellent?! Yes!

Need to remember this for KIDS...Remove a splinter easily by applying a paste of baking soda and water, then waiting several minutes for the splinter to pop out of the skin. Gotta remember this!

Did you know that wine has the power to stop E coli, listeria and salmonella from replicating? And although chicken soup helps nurse a cold, tomato soup may prevent it? Tips for using nutrition to fight your health battles.

"I tell all my patients this at physical therapy! Homemade Ice packs: 1 part rubbing alcohol to 3 parts water, gets really cold, but never hardens so you can manipulate it. every athlete (or mom) should pin this!"

Dr Oz: Swimsuit Slimdown Drink - Combine 1 C grapefruit juice, 2 tsp apple cider vinegar, and 1 tsp honey. Drink this combination before every meal. Apple cider vinegar helps you burn and break down fat. This drink combination also burns away your fat, literally. Drink it 3 x per day before meals.

My son's doctor told me about this 37 years ago. Use Vicks Vapor Rub and socks. Even the worst cough can be stopped within 5-15 minutes, and lasts hours. Just apply the vapor rub generously to the bottom of your (or child's) feet, and cover with socks. works 100% of the time, and has been proven to work better than prescription drugs!

ear infections, sore throat, etc. Home remedies for your little one. These are awesome

One of those gross things you really NEED to know as a parent- How to Clean Up Vomit...1. clean up excess off the affected area. 2. make a paste of BAKING SODA and Water; 3. Take a spatula or spoon and generously spread it onto the affected area. It is almost like frosting a cake, except way less appetizing; 3. Let it dry overnight or until it becomes a powdery consistency again; 4. Vacuum it up!; 5. Repeat if necessary. I wish I'd learned this a long, long time ago!

Magic Mouthwash: Remedy for Sore Throats and Mouth Sores. This is a miracle for even the worst cankers. *KEEPER - my pediatrician gave me the same 'recipe' *

9 Ways to Shave Less This Summer - what girl wouldn't love to know this!

DIY: Warm Vanilla Brown Sugar & Coconut Body Scrub This brown sugar scrub smells absolutely amazing!  It's definitely the perfect treat for skin that's begging to be pampered.  Not only is it a wonderful exfoliant, but thanks to the coconut oil included in this recipe, it's very moisturizing to the skin as well.

Swarms of Mosquitoes on my patio led me to an old home remedy - Did you know that chopped up garlic makes mosquitoes disappear? I buy minced, dried garlic at local Fiesta grocery stores and sprinkle it around on my patio. I have to stand back as I am using it - mosquitoes will literally swarm out of your plants and bushes to get away from the smell. Works like a charm!!

Great for RSV & Flu Season! De-germ your house with your dishwasher: List of what you can put in the dishwasher and the steps to doing it safely.